LHC refers Govt appeal against release of Model Town report

LAHORE: A two-member bench of Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday alluded the instance of Punjab government’s intra-court claim (ICA) against the single-bench choice which requested the administration to discharge the legal enquiry answer to a full bench. The ICA was heard by Justice Abdul Sami Khan and Justice Syed Shahbaz Ali Rizvi.

On September 21, Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi took the choice to make the Justice Baqar Najafi report in regards to the Model Town incident, and furthermore solicited the families from the perished and injured be given a duplicate of the report.

Hence, the government appealed against the decision, testing the locale of the single bench to enable the answer to wind up noticeably open on the premise that eight indistinguishable petitions identifying with the issue were pending to be heard by a full bench.

The legislature, in its allure additionally expressed that neither the single bench asked that the government document any answer including that it was also not enabled any chance to elucidate its position looking into it.

No less than 14 workers of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) were killed by the police amid conflicts close to the Minhajul Quran Secretariat in Lahore’s Model Town territory on June 17, 2014.